MRgFUS Patient Success Stories

Here are some examples of patient success stories with MR-guided focused ultrasound.

Reason for heavy periods

Patient success story one

42-year-old female with extremely heavy and prolonged periods which caused anemia and fatigue. She had to miss numerous days of work. She also had constant pressure on her bladder and had to wake up several times during the night to go to the bathroom. Her OBGYN had recommended a hysterectomy but she did not want to have such an invasive surgery at this age.

Reason for heavy periods

Follow up 

The patient had a very short and uncomplicated recovery. She only experienced mild cramping the day after the procedure. The cramps resolved with normal dose of anti-inflammatories. She returned to work after 2 days and is doing very well. She no longer has to take iron supplements and her bleeding has decreased a great deal. She can truly enjoy her life without the burden of her fibroids.

Reason for heavy periods

Patient success story two

41-year-old female with painful, heavy, prolonged periods. She had to take numerous breaks at work during the day to lie down , because of the heavy pressure in the pelvis. She was also anemic and her iron supplements caused painful constipation. She wanted a solution other than surgery. 

Reason for heavy periods

Follow up

She had an uncomplicated and quick recovery. She underwent successful MRgFUS on a Friday and on Sunday she was showing open-homes. She was a realtor. She has stopped her iron supplements and is doing very well.